According to StreetEasy the most expensive apartments for sale on the Upper East Side, as of September 7 2013, in order of price from highest to lowest are the following.
In first place comes the grand price of $125,000,000. Located at 795 Fifth Avenue in The Pierre Hotel, this penthouse is undoubtedly one of the most lavish spaces money can buy in NYC. It consumes three floors of the hotel, contains 16 rooms, and provides gorgeous views of Manhattan from all sides. It also boasts a living room made from the hotel’s original ballroom. Because of this, it has received the reputation as one of the most impressive and coveted privately owned rooms in the world.
In second place comes a single-floor coop on the 18th floor of the Sherry Netherland at 781 Fifth Avenue. Asking $95,000,000 and consisting of 15 rooms, all of which were designed with the utmost detail and class. The true highlights of this amazing space are the two terraces, one looking down upon Midtown Manhattan and the other over Central Park.
Coming in third place is a condo located at 25 East 77th Street #PH in the Mark Hotel, asking $60,000,000. The esteemed Mark Hotel has dedicated its top floor and roof terrace to this space. The lofty location gives this luxurious apartment a great amount of privacy. It contains 12 rooms – one of which used to be the hotel’s original ballroom – and an expansive terrace with gorgeous city views.
Two beautiful condos tie for fourth place at $50,000,000. The first space is located on 12th, 13th, and 14th floors at 990 Fifth Avenue. This amazing space contains 13 rooms, including a remarkable foyer, decorative library, and spectacular master suite. The irrigated terrace is one to be remembered, providing wonderful views of Central Park. The second space is Penthouse 13 at 135 East 79th Street. This clean, spacious apartment has many large windows that allow for spectacular city views. It sports 12 rooms and a terrace.